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Israel to Broaden Ground Effort in Lebanon

Israeli soldiers on a tank crossing into southern Lebanon on Wednesday.
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Israeli soldiers on a tank crossing into southern Lebanon on Wednesday.

Three Israeli soldiers and 35 Hezbollah guerrillas were reported killed Tuesday in fighting in the Lebanese village of Bint Jbeil. Meanwhile, Israeli bombs hit the port city of Sidon, while Hezbollah launched more than 160 rockets into northern Israel.
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Three Israeli soldiers and 35 Hezbollah guerrillas were reported killed Tuesday in fighting in the Lebanese village of Bint Jbeil. Meanwhile, Israeli bombs hit the port city of Sidon, while Hezbollah launched more than 160 rockets into northern Israel.

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Linda Gradstein
Linda Gradstein has been the Israel correspondent for NPR since 1990. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Gulf War. Linda spent 1998-9 as a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University.